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Innovations in Rural Health System Development: Recruiting and Retaining Maine's Health Care Workforce

Description
Illustrates examples of rural-focused medical education programs to support an adequate supply of physicians in rural Maine. Also, discusses behavioral and oral health workforce development, and promising programs utilizing other types of healthcare workers such as community paramedics and community health workers (CHWs) to increase the availability and accessibility of healthcare in rural Maine and in other rural regions of the U.S.
Author(s)
Amanda Burgess, Andrew F. Coburn
Date
11/2016
Type
Document
Organizations
Maine Health Access Foundation, Maine Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Behavioral health workforce · Community health workers · Community paramedics · Dental workforce · Graduate medical education · Physicians · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Maine